UK Rents Jump 2.3% - Weekly News Round-Up: 13/2/21
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The Pure Property Podcast Weekly News Round-Up is where our Director, Tobi, gives you an overview of the property news headlines that have caught our attention this week.

In this weeks episode, we take a quick look at the latest quarterly Hometrack rental market report and hear how UK rents have increased by 2.3%. We hear about the UK Government's latest announcement in their task of tackling the removal of unsafe cladding and we find out that new build properties seem to be performing better than secondary homes when it comes to house prices. We find out about two new property taxes and how a growing number of the population is now renting rather than buying.

Please use the links below for the full articles:

'Largest-ever' investment announced to remove unsafe cladding

UK new build house prices surge 48% since 2015

Two new property taxes announced by Housing Secretary

Britain losing reputation as home-owning nation as more than third of population renting

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